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Business Briefs

Collaborative Council of Western Maryland FREDERICK, Md. — The Association of Collaborative Professionals of Frederick County and the Collaborative Council of Western Maryland Inc. of Washington County recently merged their collaborative practice groups. The groups have sought to educate the public and professionals about using the collaborative process to resolve disputes peacefully. Maryland recently passed  the Maryland Uniform Collaborative […]

There’s a better way to resolve disputes than going to court!

There’s A Better Way to Solve Disputes

Ron Sulchek’s ‘Letter to the Editor’ in the Herald-Mail

A BETTER WAY TO SETTLE DISPUTES “To the editor: Recently, the Maryland legislature passed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act. This bodes well for citizens of this state because now there are rules that have been established for a collaborative law process to work in Maryland. It also sets standards for the disclosure of information that […]

Collaborative Council Receives Grant

“The Collaborative Council of Western Maryland, Inc., founded in 2011, is pleased to announce that on July 31, 2012, it was awarded a five hundred dollar grant from the Washington County Gaming Commission. The funds will be put towards development and publication of the Council’s new website, which features educational materials about Collaborative Practice’s approach […]

Interview on Today Show

The Today Show interview with a divorced couple who used the collaborative law process.

CCWM Launches a New Website!

Collaborative Council of Western Maryland is pleased to announce the launch of our new website, The new site includes the ability for staff to maintain content as well as news and social networking feeds so that information remains fresh and relevant to the clients served by CCWM.